3 Ways a Watch Goes Beyond Time-Telling

From ostrich leather to two-in-one dials, this is not your ordinary timepiece

Cell phones are the new clocks, and yet, we all still wear watches. Perhaps it’s their sleek steel links, delicate faces, or simply our affinity for nostalgia – I’m not entirely sure. Nonetheless, watch labels trek on, discovering new ways (that may or may not have anything to do with time-telling) to incorporate intrigue into these wrist accessories. Here, three of the latest:

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Have a friend traveling abroad? Clock two time zones simultaneously with an elongated dual-time dial. From lizard to ostrich, mix and match interchangeable exotic leather straps to transform a timepiece into a luxe extra. Finally, balance your energy with Natural Frequency Technology, where the vibrations within the device mimic the body’s frequency. All in a watch – who knew?

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By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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February 27, 2013